Sei-Chan: What a week it has been! So much worry about what has been going on in Japan, fuelled by the shameless international media for whom the more catastrophic the better. There is a well-measured riposte to all that here.
The brave people of Tohoku are finding comfort and smiles wherever they can, and so we consider it our duty to delight in every moment. As you know, I took an early fancy to our new "Ess" and continue to enjoy it enormously.
But the question is this: do you think it makes my bum look big?
Yesterday, we showed you the delights of our Kitchen Bird TV Channel. Believe it or not, we do even better on the Study Channel because, aside from the numerous birdies who come to the feeder, we also get this...
This little guy lives under the roof tiles and occasionally comes out to get his share of sunflower seeds! He kept Bibi-Chan and me quite transfixed yesterday!
So much so that it tired us right out:
#1 noticed that today's theme for Photo Hunt is "License Plate." We don't usually play Photo Hunt but we just couldn't resist this one. You see, when she lived in Chicago, #1 had the following license plate:
IKKYU was of course her very first cat, who lived with her at the time, and 3 is read "san" in Japanese, making a plate that read "IKKYU-SAN" or Mr. Ikkyu!
Too bad there are no vanity plates in France...
Have a great weekend, everyone!